Day: November 16, 2020

Starbucks launches Mobile Order & Pay in the Philippines

Offering customers an easier and safer way to get their favorites

Manila, Philippines – Starting every day with coffee is more than a routine. Perhaps now more than ever, it opens a fresher day and is a link to the familiar.

As Starbucks Philippines navigates through the new normal, the company announced the nationwide availability of Mobile Order and Pay on iOS and Android devices, a new feature of their popular mobile app that allows customers to place and pay for their order in advance and pick it up at any Starbucks store. Following the successful launch of the

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Martin Cramer Joins Mandarin Oriental Pudong, Shanghai as GM

Martin Cramer has been appointed as General
Manager of the Mandarin Oriental Pudong, Shanghai.

A seasoned hotelier with a hospitality career
spanning more than 30 years, Martin most recently managed the
iconic Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi, a luxury hotel which became
part of the Mandarin Oriental portfolio on 1 January 2020.


Prior to his appointment at Emirates Palace,
Martin spent three years with the Grand Millennium Muscat as Area
General Manager where he supervised the operation and growth of
the company within the Sultanate of Oman, growing its portfolio
from two to five properties.

His rich experience
extends across

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Airbnb Survey Reveals 90% of Thais Find ‘Work-Cations’ Appealing

According to a recent YouGov survey commissioned
by Airbnb, 87% of Thai people find the concept of an extended
work-cation appealing, the most of any country surveyed in Asia
Pacific.

This interest in working from anywhere is supported
by a growth in long-term stays on Airbnb’s platform, with Thailand
ranking second globally with the greatest share of long-stay
bookings.

According to the
survey findings, since the start of the pandemic one in three
workers (34%) in Thailand were allowed to work from home by their
employers, while more than half the workforce (51%) have always
been allowed to work from

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